Know My Name – Chanel Miller

Genre: MemoirPublisher: VikingPages: 357Release Date: September 24, 2019 She was known to the world as Emily Doe when she stunned millions with a letter. Brock Turner had been sentenced to just six months in county jail after he was found sexually assaulting her on Stanford’s campus. Her victim impact statement was posted on BuzzFeed, where … Continue reading Know My Name – Chanel Miller

They Said This Would Be Fun – Eternity Martis

Genre: Non-FictionPublisher: McClelland & StewartPages: 244Release Date: March 31, 2020 < A powerful, moving memoir about what it's like to be a student of colour on a predominantly white campus.A booksmart kid from Toronto, Eternity Martis was excited to move away to Western University for her undergraduate degree. But as one of the few Black … Continue reading They Said This Would Be Fun – Eternity Martis

White Fragility – Robin DiAngelo

Genre: Non-Fiction Publisher: Beacon PressPages: 169Release Date: June 26, 2018 The New York Times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality.Referring to the defensive moves that white people make when challenged racially, white fragility is characterized by emotions such as anger, … Continue reading White Fragility – Robin DiAngelo

90s Bitch: Media, Culture, and the Failed Promise of Gender Equality – Allison Yarrow

Genre: Nonfiction, Feminism  Publisher: Harper Perennial  Pages: 397 Release Date: June 19, 2018 The close of the 20th century promised a new era of gender equality. However, the iconic women of the 1990s—such as Hillary Clinton, Courtney Love, Roseanne Barr, Marcia Clark, and Anita Hill—earned their places in history not as trailblazers, but as whipping … Continue reading 90s Bitch: Media, Culture, and the Failed Promise of Gender Equality – Allison Yarrow

If I Had Your Face – Frances Cha

DNF @ 52% Genre: Non-fiction Publisher: Ballantine Books Pages: 288 Release Date: April 21, 2020 A riveting debut novel set in contemporary Seoul, Korea, about four young women making their way in a world defined by impossibly high standards of beauty, secret room salons catering to wealthy men, strict social hierarchies, and K-pop fan mania. … Continue reading If I Had Your Face – Frances Cha

When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father’s War and What Remains – Ariana Neumann

Genre: Memoir Publisher: Simon & Schuster Pages: 336 Release Date: February 4, 2020 In this remarkably moving memoir Ariana Neumann dives into the secrets of her father’s past: years spent hiding in plain sight in war-torn Berlin, the annihilation of dozens of family members in the Holocaust, and the courageous choice to build anew. In … Continue reading When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father’s War and What Remains – Ariana Neumann

The Great Pretender – Susannah Cahalan

Genre: Non Fiction, Psychology Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Pages: 400 Release Date: November 5, 2019 For centuries, doctors have struggled to define mental illness-how do you diagnose it, how do you treat it, how do you even know what it is? In search of an answer, in the 1970s a Stanford psychologist named David Rosenhan … Continue reading The Great Pretender – Susannah Cahalan

How We Fight For Our Lives – Saeed Jones

Genre: Memoir Publisher: Simon & Schuster Pages: 192 Release Date: October 8, 2019 From award-winning poet Saeed Jones, How We Fight for Our Lives is a stunning coming-of-age memoir written at the crossroads of sex, race, and power. “People don’t just happen,” writes Saeed Jones. “We sacrifice former versions of ourselves. We sacrifice the people … Continue reading How We Fight For Our Lives – Saeed Jones

Three Women – Lisa Taddeo

Genre: Nonfiction Publisher: Avid Reader Press Pages: 320 Release Date: July 9, 2019 Desire as we’ve never seen it before: a riveting true story about the sex lives of three real American women, based on nearly a decade of reporting. It thrills us and torments us. It controls our thoughts, destroys our lives, and it’s … Continue reading Three Women – Lisa Taddeo

A Room of One’s Own – Virginia Woolf

Genre: Non Fiction, Essay Publisher: Arcturus Publishing Limited Pages: 127 Release Date: 2018 (Originally published 1929) A Room of One's Own is an extended essay by Virginia Woolf. First published on the 24th of October, 1929, the essay was based on a series of lectures she delivered at Newnham College and Girton College, two women's … Continue reading A Room of One’s Own – Virginia Woolf